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cameras, but we managed to post a before-tax profit and after-tax profit. >> panasonic's net came to $670 million. group sales fell 8% from a year earlier. the company managed to cut costs by slashing jobs. a decline in the price of rare earths and other raw materials was also a help. the firm has kept its forecast for this fiscal year. it expects to lose more than $8 billion. panasonic officials says the business environment could change though the yen's decline would push up sales. competition in the digital product market has been intensifying. >>> sharp said it posted its first profit in five quarters in the final three months of last year. sharp executives say operating profit in the october to december period totalled about $28 million. that came largely from higher than targeted sales of smartphones and crystal television sets. the company set up a goal to start posting profits in the second half of this fiscal year that ended in march this is a condition for the firm to continue to receive support from its main banks. the managing director says the company will make speedy efforts
, it is chuck hagel. his problem is not some tax, it is knowledge, elementary knowledge. he spoke about the government of iran as illegitimate the elected government. we know that the revolution of 2009 was part by the fact that it was a rigged election, an illegitimate economy. the clip i wanted you to show was the one in which he said, he was asked about the policy of containment. it was not a bad during issue. he says, yes, i support the administration's policy of containment. he then gets a note that says, i have been told that i made a mistake. of course i am not in support of that. a policy of this administration on containment is that it does not have a policy of containment. at which point democratic senator levin had to rescue him and said, in fact, the administration has a policy of containment, and it is to oppose it. he was clueless. >> colby? >> he was in the position where he had to dodge a little bit. let's go back to the exchange with senator mccain on the surge. the issue was never the surge when you talk about iraq. the issue, as senator nelson from florida said, going
upon them hiking their taxes and cutting public servants pay. opposition parties are demanding the prime minister's resignation. they say he's not fit to be leader as the country faces its fiscal crisis. he's denied the allegations. >> translator: i must reiterate what i said last saturday. nothing in report about me and my fellow party members is correct. what is being published in the media and otherwise expressed is competely and utterly false. >> the prime minister said he has no intention of stepping down. he's promised to release documents listing his income and assets. it's sent ripples through the financial market. the dow jones plunged 130 points. investors place orders on a wide range of shares after learning of the spanish government. there's another political worry in italy. it involves the prime minister. he's reportedly gaining support in the upcoming election. analysts say market players are concern these factors could trigger doubt over financial reforms. the european political jitters hurt expectations of a further increase of the dow which rose to the 14,000 l
are also the largest tax payers for that region, and an important part of the local economy. politicians do not dare metal with their businesses. we have the laws and environmental standards, but they are not enforced. >> economic growth has been the number one priority in china, but an increase in living standards has been increase in pollution. having a car has been an important status symbol for the rising chinese middle-class. beijing alone has 5.2 million cars. people here are sick of the smog. long lines form in front of beijing as the hospitals. there's been a jump in cases of respiratory ailments. children and the elderly are especially vulnerable. >> of course i'm worried. my daughter has a skin allergy. we have everything under control, but now the doctors are saying the air pollution is making it worse. more people are suffering. then a state media have started speaking out about the problem of increasing pollution. the government is looking for ways to manage the issue. >> people want more security and a cleaner environment. the stability of society is threatened if the governme
to a surplus. finance ministry officials said last year's tax revenues excluding debt servicing costs surpassed spending by 434 million euros. that's about $590 million. the previous year's primary balance was in a deficit by about $4.7 billion. the surplus in the primary balance is a key milestone in greece's efforts to restore its fiscal health. but the greek public is largely unhappy with the government's measures. major labor unions across the country are calling for a general strike later this month. >>> u.s. justice department officials have demanded $5 billion in damages from standard & poor's. they say the credit rating agency caused losses to investors by giving high scores to mortgage-backed securities. department officials said they filed the civil lawsuit against the credit rating agency. they claim the s&p knew the housing market was at risk in 2007. they say they inflated their ratings of loans and other financial products to avoid losing clients. >> s&p misled investors, including many federally insured financial institutions, causing them to lose billions of dollars. this allege
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